How Do I Page Content Clerk of CourtsWhere do I send my written request?Where do I send my payments for a criminal matter?When can I expect my bail refund?How do I use the EZCard Online Case Payment System?How do I request a continuance?How do I file an Informa Pauperis Petition?How do I file an expungement on a criminal matter?How do I file an appeal in the Clerk of Courts to Superior/Supreme/Commonwealth Court?How do I file a summary appeal from a Magisterial District Judge decision?How do I file a Nunc Pro Tunc Petition?Can I get a receipt for my payments?Can I access my criminal record on-line?Clerk of OrphansHow long does it take to obtain a certification for a birth/death certificate?How do I request a certified copy of my marriage certificate?How do I request a certified copy of a marriage record prior to 1905? How do I receive a copy of my birth/death certificate (after 1906)?How do I receive a copy of a birth/death certificate that occurred prior to 1905? How do I apply for a marriage application? CoronerWhy does the Coroner charge a fee for a cremation release? Who pays for the autopsy and/or tests ordered by the Coroner? Who can retrieve the personal effects recovered from a decedent?When will I know the cause of death?What income does the Coroner's Office return to the county?Must the family give permission for an autopsy to be done?How Do I obtain a death certificate?Does the Coroner perform autopsies? Does the Coroner investigate every death? Are all Coroner records available to the public? Is an autopsy always necessary in a Coroner's case?Court AdministrationWill I have to go through any security measures when I enter the Courthouse?Why have some people never been called for jury service and I’ve been called more than once?Who may be called to serve as a juror in Adams County?Who do I contact if I have questions regarding jury service?Where do I park when I report for jury service?When can I expect to be paid for jury service?What type of cases will I be hearing?What time do I need to arrive and what time will I leave?What should I wear?What qualifications do I need to have to serve as a juror?What is expected of me if I am selected to serve?What happens during a trial?What does a jury do?What can I do if reporting to serve as a juror would create a hardship for me?What can I bring with me?What can happen if I ignore a summons to report for jury service and/or fail to report as directed?Since I am a professional can I automatically be exempted from appearing for jury service?Once I have served as a juror, do I ever have to serve again?Is there an age exemption?If there is inclement weather or the Courthouse closes when I am required to report for jury service?I made it through security. Now where do I go?How was my name selected for jury service?How much do I get paid for jury service?How long will I have to serve when I appear?Does my employer have to pay me while I am serving on jury duty?Do you provide daycare while I report for jury service?Do I have to pay for parking?Can my employer fire me for reporting for jury service?Can I request a postponement, if I want to serve but the time conflicts with plans I already have?Can I be exempted from appearing for jury service based on religious reasons?Can I be excused if I have a mental or physical infirmity?Domestic RelationsWho pays support?What is paternity?How do I apply for support?How are support orders enforced?How are interstate support cases handled?ProthonotaryWhere do I obtain a copy of my marriage license?What is the difference between Notice to Resume Prior Surname vs. Official Name Change?What do I need to renew my notary?Official Name Change:How do I obtain a Protection from Abuse Order?How do I obtain a certified copy of my Divorce Decree?How do I file for a Divorce or Annulment?How do I file a Custody Complaint or Modify an existing Custody Order?How do I enter a Magisterial District Justice Judgment?Do you have forms for all the filings? Are Civil Records available on line?Radio System UpdatesWould it be advisable for us to retain some of our current high band radios?Will we have encryption capabilities?Will we be able to program our own radios?Will Trunking work in Adams County?Will there be enough channels to avoid “wait tones”?Will there be a multi-site controller?Will the system be set for MDT usage?Will the County guarantee that service will be equitable between different services and/or agencies.Will the County be able to develop a contract purchasing plan to assist us in acquiring radios?Why is P25 the migration route selected by Adams County?Why do we need a new radio system in Adams County?What’s the difference between what we have now and the new trunked system?What will the price of the radios be?What is Trunking?What is the length of the migration period from the existing to trunking system?What is the direct unit to unit communications capability, without using a repeater?What is APCO Project 25 (P25)?What are the other surrounding counties doing? What advantages are there on a trunked radio system?What about Paging?We would like to equip our cars with mobile data terminals. How will trunking help?So what makes a trunked system better?Presently we have what we refer to as a private channel. Will we have this capability with 700/800 MHz?Is the radio equipment expensive?If the answer to the above question is no, will we ever be able to choose the make?How many channels do you plan on having?Has the York County 500 MHz trunking experience been reviewed?Do we have to use 700/800 MHz frequencies for trunking?Can I use my existing radios on this trunking system?At its implementation, will we be able to choose the manufacturer or make of our radios?After the conclusion of the migration period, will we be able to communicate with other agencies? Recorder of DeedsHow do I know when to expect the original recorded documents returned back to me?How do I know if my mortgage is paid off?How do I know if a deed transfer is exempt from transfer tax? How do I know how current the office is with processing recordings?How do I have a name added or removed on my deed?How do I get a copy of my deed (or other documents)?How do I eRecord with your County?How do I access land records on-line?Do you send my original deed to me once my mortgage is completely paid?Do you have a deed for my mobile home or trailer?Do I receive a new deed after I build my house?Are military discharge records available to the public?Register of WillsTo request a refund of an overpayment of inheritance tax:To make a payment of Inheritance Tax:How do I obtain forms to prepare a Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return? How do I obtain a death certificate? How do I access your estate records on-line?SecurityWhere do I park at the Courthouse?What if I get to the door and realize I have something that is not allowed inside?Is there anything I can do to make processing through Security easier? I lost something in the Courthouse. How do I check to see if it has been turned in?SheriffWhy is the sale continued or canceled?Where and when are the sales advertised?What is a cost bid?Is the sheriff's office responsible for the maintenance and security of the property prior to the sale? How soon may I enter the property after I have purchased it?How much money will I need the day of the sale if I am the winning bidder?How long does it take to obtain the deed? How do I find the amount of any judgments, liens or taxes attached to the property I am interested in?Do I have the right to inspect the property prior to sale?Are the sales held at the property?Tax ServicesWhy do I need to provide census information? Where can I find a copy of the Repository List? When is the next tax sale? What is Market Value? What is an Upset Sale?What is a Repository Property? What is a Judicial Sale? What forms of payment do you accept? What do I need for payment of the property I purchased? This property is not my primary residence can I receive the Homestead credit?My assessment is too high what do I do? Is this a tax certificate sale? I sent in my appeal form and have not heard anything yet?I have changed jobs, am not currently working or have retired, who do I contact? How do I obtain a list of the sales? Do I need to register for the tax sales? Do I need to apply for Homestead/Farmstead every year? Can the property owner redeem their property? Can I make payments?TreasurerWill there be a uniform fee for special permits?Who will enforce the Act? Who receives the manufacturer’s and distributor’s fees? Who receives the eligible organization application fee?Who receives the eligible organization application fee? Who is responsible for registering manufacturers?Who is responsible for registering manufacturers? Who is responsible for licensing distributors? Who is responsible for licensing an eligible organization? Who is eligible for a limited occasion license? Where does an eligible organization buy raffle tickets? Where does an eligible organization buy daily drawing tickets? What is the site at which an organization should be licensed? What is the prize limit for an individual prize? What is the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue responsible for?What is the difference between a raffle and a daily drawing? What is the difference between a limited occasion license and a regular license?What is a special permit raffle?What is a religious organization?What is a dispensing machine?What is a charitable organization? What games are permitted?What does the Act mean by civil purpose?What do you mean by “public interest purposes?”What day did the act become effective? What can happen to eligible organizations which do not obey the Act?What are the eligible organizations? May a raffle winning number be selected using the State Lottery Daily Number? Is there a penalty for rigging a game? Is there a limit on the number of raffles an eligible organization may conduct?How old do you have to be to play these games? How much, in prizes, can an eligible organization award in a week?How do I get a License for Raffle or Bingo?How do eligible organizations get the question on the ballot?Can the eligible organizations rent be determined by the gross receipts?Can the $5,000 limit ever be exceeded?Can raffle tickets can be sold anywhere? Can an eligible organization obtain a listing of distributors who are licensed?Can a licensed, eligible organization use the proceeds of games for any purpose?Are there any other limits?Are there any Doe Licenses left for Adams County?Are the winnings taxable?Are stamp machines legal?Are all Fraternal Organizations eligible for small games of chance licenses?